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Business News from May 2018

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Mammoet wins wind contract

May 31 - deugro has contracted Mammoet to transport 37 wind turbines to the Badgingarra wind farm, located 185 km north of Perth, Western Australia.
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Schlicht steps up at Milwaukee

May 31 - Adam Schlicht has been appointed as municipal port directorn at Port Milwaukee. He succeeds former port director Paul Vornholt.
Views: 5767
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Ports America names Montgomery

May 31 - Ports America Group has appointed Mark Montgomery as president and ceo, replacing Michael Hassing.
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Intermarine and Zeaborn form Zeamarine

May 29 - With Breakbulk Europe set to open in a few hours, Maritime Holdings Delaware, parent company of Intermarine, and Zeaborn Group have surprised the heavy lift and multipurpose shipping sector with the formation of a joint venture entity - Zeamarine.
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Wallem ceo to step down

May 28 - Simon Doughty has decided to step down from his role as chief executive officer (ceo) of the Hong Kong-headquartered maritime services company Wallem Group.
Views: 6270
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Titan adds Milan office

May 25 - Titan Project & Logistic, a member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN) in Italy, has opened an office in Milan.
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ACS widens Beijing footprint

May 24 - Air Charter Service (ACS) has relocated to larger premises in Beijing in order to facilitate the broker’s growth plans in China.
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AGCS expands insurance offering

May 23 - Allianz Global Corporate & Speciality (AGCS), Allianz Group’s specialist corporate insurer, has formed a partnership with its engineering division to offer expanded project cargo coverage.
Views: 5606
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EMS moves Bremen office

May 23 - EMS Chartering has relocated its Bremen office and, since the beginning of the year, strengthened its team with the appointment of Andreas Walter.
Views: 5729
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Multipurpose rates edge up

May 23 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector continue to creep upwards, according to the latest data from shipbroker Toepfer Transport.
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ICS fears chaos and confusion

May 22 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) fears ‘chaos and confusion’ unless the International Maritime Organization (IMO) resolves issues concerning the implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur in marine fuel cap.
Views: 6045
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BNSF names Ronning

May 16 - BNSF Logistics has appointed Nancee Ronning as chief commercial officer, effective immediately.
Views: 5370
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M&M opens in Sprockhovel

May 15 - Militzer & Münch (M&M) has opened a new office in the North Rhine-Westphalia area of Germany.
Views: 5445
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Mammoet expands Texas services

May 14 - Mammoet Americas has taken delivery of the first of 11 Liebherr all-terrain cranes, as the company prepares to target the crane rental market in Texas.
Views: 5224
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Long Beach names Dupras

May 11 - The port of Long Beach has appointed Marlene Dupras as the harbour department's director of project controls.
Views: 5260
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ICS warns on looming sulphur cap

May 11 - The International Chamber of Shipping's (ICS) chairman, Esben Poulsson, has warned IMO member states that the implementation date of the 0.5 percent global sulphur in fuel cap is fast approaching, suggesting that “time is fast running out."
Views: 5351
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ATS inks TOTE partnership

May 10 - ATS International, a division of Anderson Trucking Service (ATS), has entered into a strategic partnership with TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico for the provision of its equipment for shipping non-containerised cargo.
Views: 5566
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Hammond steps up at UKMPG

May 10 - The UK Major Ports Group (UKMPG) has appointed Charles Hammond, chief executive of Forth Ports, as chair of its board.
Views: 5122
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Larsen secures BIMCO role

May 10 - The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has appointed Jakob P. Larsen as head of maritime security, replacing Phil Tinsley.
Views: 4865
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Hapag sticks with Jansen

May 10 - Hapag-Lloyd has extended the contract of ceo Rolf Habben Jansen until March 31, 2024.
Views: 5128
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Notus adds UK office

May 10 - Heavy lift and transport consultancy group, Notus Heavy Lift Solutions, has opened an office in Sittingbourne, UK.
Views: 5051
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TRPA opens breakbulk terminal

May 9 - The Trois-Rivières Port Authority (TRPA) has inaugurated its CAD27.3 million (USD21.1 million) breakbulk terminal in Québec, Canada.
Views: 5223
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Jumbo wins Shell contract

May 9 - Jumbo has been awarded the installation contract for Shell's deepwater Vito development in the Gulf of Mexico.
Views: 5358
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Freeport approves Proposition A

May 9 - Port Freeport's Proposition A, a USD130 million bond package supporting the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement project, has been approved.
Views: 5122
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Sims opens in Tallahassee

May 8 - Sims Crane & Equipment is now open for business in Tallahassee at a location that will cater for the north Florida market.
Views: 5116
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Caldwell partners with RUD Chain

May 8 - Caldwell Lifting Solutions and the RUD Group have combined their sales and service activities for their lifting and material handling solutions in the USA and Canada.


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Hapag-Lloyd names duo

May 7 - Hapag-Lloyd has appointed Lars Christiansen as senior managing director in Asia and Dheeraj Bhatia as senior managing director of the Middle East region.
Views: 5070
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SC&RA names Koberg

May 7 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has appointed Kerry Koberg, strategic accounts manager for DICA Outrigger Pads, to serve on the association's Allied Industries Governing Committee.
Views: 4943
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Marmedsa opens in Houston

May 4 - Noatum Maritime Services, through its Marmedsa Oil & Gas division, has opened commercial offices and a warehouse in Houston, USA.
Views: 5038
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Ocean7 opens Bangkok office

May 4 - Ocean7 Projects has established an office in Bangkok, Thailand, in a joint venture with WeShip Projects.
Views: 5174
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Combilift opens in Monaghan

May 3 - Material handling solutions provider Combilift has opened its new global headquarters and manufacturing facility in Monaghan, the Republic of Ireland.
Views: 4774
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RWG goes for Gold in Vietnamese merger

May 3 - Red Wolf Global (RWG) has merged its Vietnamese operations with Gold Line Company, a non-asset based international logistics firm based in Ho Chi Minh City.
Views: 4924
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Niedersachsen names Schön

May 3 - The supervisory board at the Seaports of Niedersachsen, Germany, has appointed Timo Schön as its managing director.
Views: 4736
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Crowley appoints Sullivan

May 2 - David Sullivan has joined Crowley Maritime as vice president, business development and capture management, government services.
Views: 4637
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Poole joins Port Canaveral

May 2 - Michael B. Poole has been appointed as chief financial officer at Florida's Port Canaveral.
Views: 4729
Volga-Dnepr confirms SALIS exit thumbnail image

Volga-Dnepr confirms SALIS exit

May 1 - Russia-headquartered airline Volga-Dnepr confirmed that it would cease to provide heavy lift airfreight services under the Strategic Airlift Interim Solution (SALIS) programme.
Views: 4547
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Mammoet moves in Malaysia

May 1 - Mammoet has moved its Malaysian operations base to Tanjung Langsat in Johar Bahru.
Views: 4517

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